Ulva decorticata Woodward 1797

Codium decorticatum (Woodward) M.Howe

Current name: Codium decorticatum (Woodward) M.Howe
recolectada en la zona Sur del Macizo Guamuhaya. Detalle de las ramas. Foto: Ángel Moreira.

Publication Details
Ulva decorticata Woodward 1797: 55

Published in: Woodward, T.J. (1797). Observations upon the generic character of Ulva, with descriptions of some new species. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 3: 46-58.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ulva is Ulva lactuca Linnaeus.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Codium decorticatum (Woodward) M.Howe.

Type Information
Type locality: "Hab. in mari Mediterraneo" [Mediterranean Sea]; (Woodward 1797: 56) Holotype: BM; 000516150 (Silva 1960: 516) Notes: Holotype is labelled "Mediterranean, Mr Wigg".

Origin of Species Name
(Latin), deprived of bark, lacking a covering (Dawes & Mathieson 2008)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 23 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 08 March 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 08 March 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 March 2023

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